Manual Handling Courses

HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

Our Manual Handling Workshop prepares nurses, nursing students, support care workers and domestic workers to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe manner.

Conveniently located in our Perth training facility, our manual handling course is interactive, fun and hands-on! You will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, as well as all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer or assessor.

During this course, you will receive all the necessary theory to understand legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. You will be involved in practical demonstrations where you will practice these skills and use all the equipment whilst being supported and guided by our experienced trainers and assessors.

Do you want your employees to undergo one of our short courses in Perth? Let My Flex Training come to you! We offer a range of external courses that can be held in your own workplace (minimum 8 people). Please contact us for more information and group pricing.

Theory includes:
  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Legislation
  • Duty of care
  • Risk factors
  • How to control risks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures
Practical includes:
  • Pre-start exercises
  • Log rolls
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations
Duration: 4 Hours (Offsite training is available on request)
Cost: $100 or $50 if you are a My Flex Health employee.

 

Call us now on 9427 7500 to book your place or fill out our contact form by clicking HERE
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